Advice and interviews from makers, artists, and designers.

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The Stories

In the full-length pieces on Makerviews, see into the maker's processes, journeys, high and low points, and more. I spend time with each maker, interviewing and putting together written + visual pieces that focus on sharing their unique stories.

The Miniviews series

This series profiles a wide variety of makers, asking these talented individuals two questions. That’s it, two questions. As makers, we all need to support each other in getting out there and making things. With that, brevity is key.

Check out some posts from the Miniviews series, providing insight from makers of all kind.

The Makerviews podcast

This podcast is sharing the stories, processes, and journeys of passionate artisans and craftspeople. This show is a makers, artists, and entrepreneurs interview show. Hosted by Scott Mathson either on-location in the maker's shops and studios or in other, unique locations.

With certain episodes, Makerviews releases extra bonus materials - check out the premium bonus content here.

Check out some of the latest episodes from the show and view the show notes for more.

• Episode no. 04

Jesse Daniel Smith - Maker interview podcast

Episode contains bonus materials 🎉

Jesse Daniel Smith is an alternative singer-songwriter, video content creator, photographer, and much more. This guitar player and musician is truly embracing streaming platforms like Spotify and he is consistently releasing albums from his home in Can...

• Episode no. 03

Pete Sveen - Maker interview podcast

This conversation with Pete shares insights into his background, processes, tools, and growth. Pete gives advice to hobbyist makers and full-time content creators, alike. From woodworking to concrete and metalworking and far beyond, Pete Sveen of DIY P...

Other posts

This Maker Recommends...with Evan and Katelyn

Evan (engineer, husband) and Katelyn (graphic designer, wife): this maker duo has been creating amazing YouTube video tutorials with DIY, woodworking, and metal working projects for quite some time now.

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This Maker Recommends...with Anne Briggs

Anne is a hand tool aficionado and a purist woodworker, at heart. Anne gives us a behind-the-scenes look into what's always on her woodworking workbench, including the tools she regularly needs and random things that don't quite belong there!

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3 recommended magazines and publications

A list of 3 authentic and high quality publications and magazines.

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Smith's Leather Balm

Maker brands with Smith's Leather Balm - all natural leather conditioner used to restore, preserve and protect fine leather goods.

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By makers, for all

Rooted in a deep love and appreciation of handmade, quality goods, I'm setting out to partner and collaborate with artisans and craftspeople, highlighting these makers through in-depth articles.

Makerviews explores and shares the relationship between these makers and their chosen crafts, their individual and unique journeys, recommendations, and processes.

Makerviews by Scott Mathson exists to share, inspire, and give access to a wide variety of makers and their chosen crafts...